Careers

We’re very proud of the bright and talented people who find Dix & Eaton a great place to work. They’re attracted to our firm by the opportunity to work in a collegial environment, tackle challenging assignments, and stretch and grow as a professional. In fact, many of our people choose to spend meaningful portions of their careers here.

We’re always on the lookout for people with the skills, experience and demeanor that would make them a good fit with our culture. If you’d like to submit your resume, please send it to Sarah Hihn, our Director of Human Resources, at shihn@dix-eaton.com.

Interns

The Dix & Eaton internship program is a rigorous, real-world career development opportunity. We are proud that we treat our interns like entry-level professionals. In return, we simply expect the highest-quality work and professionalism. Still interested? Read on!


We have two regular internship opportunities: PR and design.


Who we are looking for

  • Proven writing, research and social media experience; and/or proven design experience
  • Time-management discipline
  • Relevant PR, English, communications, business and/or design background
  • Availability to work full-time office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; part-time schedules may be considered
  • Prior internship(s) with related experience
  • Standing as a senior or recent graduate; candidates at the junior level with prior experience will be considered

We also want interns who know how to take initiative, demonstrate a high level of professionalism, understand the value of strategy and tactical implementation, function in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment, and work hard.


What's in it for you?

At the end of the semester, our interns are ready for an entry-level position. They leave with a better understanding of how communications can impact an organization, as well as a portfolio of work detailing everything they’ve learned along the way.

PR Internship

What you will do

In short, the same kinds of work our entry-level professionals are often doing. More specifically, the essential functions of the internship will include:

  • Assisting account executives with client-related and pro-bono projects
  • Gaining exposure to each of our practice areas, including media relations, marketing communications, CSR/sustainability communications, crisis communications and investor relations
  • Completing various writing and research assignments related to client blog posts, content marketing and more
  • Conducting media relations outreach, including developing media lists, writing pitches and making follow-up contact with journalists
  • Crafting social media strategy, plans and posts, and monitoring and reporting s
  • Participating in brainstorming and staff meetings

2016 Program Deadlines

Spring (January – May)

Application Deadline – November 15, 2015

Summer (June – August)

Application Deadline – February 29, 2016

Fall (September – December)

Application Deadline – July 15, 2016

How To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to PRintern@dix-eaton.com. Be sure to indicate in your cover letter the semester for which you’re applying. No phone calls, please.

Design Internship Program

What you will do

Our design interns have the opportunity to work on the same types of projects as our design professionals. More specifically, you will likely be involved in:

  • Providing design and production support to our art directors
  • Producing visual solutions for abstract concepts
  • Creating visual communications with project ownership
  • Gaining critical experience through client interaction
  • Leveraging both interactive and print media capabilities
  • Participating in brainstorming and staff meetings

How To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to kpoor@dix-eaton.com. No phone calls, please.